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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2475

Race condition in Unzip 5.52 allows local users to modify permissions of arbitrary files via a hard link attack on a file while it is being decompressed, whose permissions are changed by Unzip after the decompression is complete.
Publish Date : 2005-08-05 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.2
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=164927 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 which is in maintenance mode.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-08-02 2005-08-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Race condition in Unzip 5.52 allows local users to modify permissions of arbitrary files via a hard link attack on a fil... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9975 unix
RHBA-2007:0418: unzip bug fix update (None) oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20070418 unix
RHSA-2007:0203: unzip security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070203 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2475

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Info-zip Unzip 5.52 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Info-zip Unzip 1

- References For CVE-2005-2475

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-191-1
UBUNTU USN-191-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0203.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0203
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0053/
TRUSTIX 2005-0053
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14450
BID 14450 Info-ZIP UnZip CHMod File Permission Modification Race Condition Weakness Release Date:2010-07-09
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:197
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:197
http://www.info-zip.org/FAQ.html CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-903
DEBIAN DSA-903
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/32
SREASON 32
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112300046224117&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20050801 unzip TOCTOU file-permissions vulnerability
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.39/SCOSA-2005.39.txt
SCO SCOSA-2005.39

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2475

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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